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Arraial Lisboa Pride (Lisbon Pride Fair)

With free admission, this is a party for the whole city, defining Lisbon as a city that values and celebrates diversity and equality, saying no to discrimination and giving visibility to the LGBTI community and their families. It’s the biggest and most colourful party in Lisbon. Whoever comes to this fair, knows they’ll be back; […]

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Arraial dos Navegantes (Fair of the Navigators)

The Arraial dos Navegantes in Parque das Nações is the most family friendly fair, with around 2000 seats which allow family and friends to enjoy each other’s company in a more leisurely way. There’s also an area especially dedicated to younger ones, the “Arraialito” (little fair), thanks to the help of volunteers, where there’ll be […]

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Arraial da Vila Berta

It all began with a joke between neighbours in 2010 and since then it’s become one of the most popular festivals in Lisbon. This year, there’ll be more of the same: the best sardines, the best beer and always and exclusively the best música popular portuguesa.

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Arraiais Populares

Alcântara Academia de  Santo Amaro Rua Academia Recreativa de Santo Amaro, Logradouro circundante à coletividade 1, 7, 8, 9,12, 13,14, 15,19,21, 22, 28, 29, 30 de junho   Benfica Associação Recreativa de Moradores e Amigos do Bairro da Boavista Rua das Azáleas, Bairro da Boavista 1, 8, 9, 12, 13, 15, 19, 22, 29 de junho   […]

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Desfile na Avenida

Guest group: Marcha Popular de Ribeira de Frades (Coimbra) Line-up: Infantil “A Voz do Operário”, Mercados, Santa Casa, S. Vicente, Carnide, Bica, Alfama, Bela Flor-Campolide, Ajuda, Baixa, Madragoa, Penha de França, Graça, Beato, Marvila, Bairro da Boavista, Olivais, Mouraria, Parque das Nações, Castelo, Alto do Pina, Alcântara, Bairro Alto

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Olivais Sul Parish Fair

A fair promoted by the Parish of Nossa Senhora da Conceição de Olivais Sul to bring together the whole community and provide those who live and work in Olivais with a space and a party where everyone’s welcome. Here we’ll be having fun for a good cause as we’ll be raising money to pay for […]

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Exibições – Marchas Populares

7 June Infantil “A Voz do Operário”, Bairro da Boavista, Bica, Marvila, Alfama, Baixa, S. Vicente, Graça 8 June Mercados, Mouraria, Bela Flor-Campolide, Carnide, Alto do Pina, Alcântara, Madragoa, Olivais 9 June Santa Casa, Parque das Nações, Castelo, Penha de França, Beato, Bairro Alto, Ajuda

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Festa do Japão em Lisboa

The Japan Festival recreates in Belém, next to the Tagus, the “Matsuri” atmosphere (Japan’s Summer Festivals), with this year’s theme the Tanabata Festival, one of the country’s most popular traditional festivals. Visitors will have the chance to see Japanese music festivals (traditional and pop), demonstrations and workshops on various forms of Japanese cultural expression: cosplay, […]

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Great Fair of Benfica

The Benfica Parish Council is once again organising one of the liveliest fairs in the city: the Grande Arraial de Benfica. In addition to snacks and manjericos (bush basils), you’ll also be able to see live performances by Rute Marlene (20 June), Toy (20 June), Bárbara Bandeira (21 June), Cuca Roseta (22 June) and HMB […]

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Fair of Saint Anthony (Santos Populares in Alvalade)

The Santos Populares are celebrated in Alvalade parish with a fair aimed at all the family. Between 7 and 16 June, there’ll be lots of music, fun and traditional Portuguese cuisine at the Estádio 1.º de Maio. This year, with concerts every day, there’ll be no excuse not to come to Alvalade. The concerts, featuring […]

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Great Fair of Benfica

The Benfica Parish Council is once again organising one of the liveliest fairs in the city: the Grande Arraial de Benfica. In addition to snacks and manjericos (bush basils), you’ll also be able to see live performances by Rute Marlene (20 June), Toy (20 June), Bárbara Bandeira (21 June), Cuca Roseta (22 June) and HMB […]

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Sinning Saints

The city’s most heretical party is back! The Pátio dos Lagares, in the Centro de Inovação da Mouraria is one again hosting Sinning Saints. There’ll be music with ancient South American roots, tropical urban extravagance, as well as afro-electronica, with a first-rate musical line-up and delicious Trans-Iberian snacks. A buoyant ball with a view of […]

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A Festa da Diversidade

2019 marks the 20th anniversary of the first Festival of Diversity, promoted by the SOS Racismo association in partnership with several other associations. It aims to bring to the public space work produced by the many associations and artists (hailing from the city’s edges or from the centre) which doesn’t receive the visibility that its […]

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Oriental X’MAS

Oriental X’MAS, organized by the Hindu Community of Portugal, aims to bring everyone together in an entertaining and different evening. Established in Portugal since 1975 and the decolonization of Mozambique, this community today comprises around nine thousand members. The Radha Krishna Temple opened in 1998 and has been, from the outset, a space open to […]

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Feira da Luz

Organised by the Parish Council, Feira da Luz returns to Carnide for a month of fun and entertainment with workshops, exhibitions, theatre, handicrafts and food stalls, dances, the Carnide Popular Parade and the traditional procession in honour of N. Srª da Luz (Our Lady of the Light), which brings the fair to an end every […]

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Festival Cioff® Culturas Mediterrânicas

A meeting of Mediterranean (or Mediterranean-influenced) cultures and countries, where traditions and customs can be discovered through experimentation: dance, music, handicraft, gastronomy, exhibitions and workshops. The festival, which will welcome 400 artists from 12 countries, will include entertainment from groups like Sinies Corfu (from Greece), Ensemble BrodoSplit (from Croatia) and more than 40 traditional Portuguese […]

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Lisbon Under Stars

The ruins of the Convento do Carmo will be the screen for a video mapping that will explore more than 600 years of Lisbon’s and Portugal’s history. The great events featured are narrated by Catarina Furtado and accompanied by some of the most important pieces of Portuguese music. There will also be special performances by […]

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Marchas Populares Exhibition

With well-tuned voices and well-trained steps, groups from different Lisbon neighbourhoods make their way down the Avenida da Liberdade and the city gets all dressed up for what is the high point of the Festas de Lisboa. This year, Vasco Santana and the Canção de Lisboa (film) are the inspiration for the Grande Marcha (Big […]

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Oriental Xmas

The aim of this celebration organised by the Hindu Community of Portugal is to invite everyone to celebrate Christmas in an original way. In addition to guided tours of the Radha Krishna Temple, the festivities will also include music, Bollywood-style dancing, balloon modelling and Indian cuisine. Since it opened in 1998, as well as being […]

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Baldaya Palace Opening

After long months of recovery work, this emblematic Benfica road building will be returned to the population. On September 1, 2 and 3, the opening of this new cultural space of the parish will be marked with various cultural activities, in a schedule that will take place during the three days in the gardens and […]

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Street Hats

15 setembro Café O Largo 5pm Conference “The role of street arts in urban and social regeneration” – aimed at the mobilisation of cultural and artistic operators around the theme. Circus show for the parish’s schools In partnership with the Arroios parish council, a circus show will be performed for the Family Support Centres, as children prepare to return to school. […]

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Vicente’17 do Silêncio dos Corvos, Animal Vicente

18h Inauguração e lançamento do livro 19h Vicente Branco Performance Vicente Branco is 17 years old. A self-taught dancer for five years and a professional for two, he is currently studying at the Balleteatro do Porto. He performs ballet, contemporary dance, popping, Hip Hop and Cunningham. He has performed in audiovisual dance projects and shows […]

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Sons do Vale Olivais Street Food

Following two successful editions of the events Sons do Vale and Olivais Street Food, the Olivais Parish Council is this year promoting the “Sons do Vale Olivais Street Food”, a large cultural event that will take place over five days in Vale do Silêncio, the biggest green space in Olivais. It intends to be the […]

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Local Festivities (2017)

Alcântara Academia de Santo Amaro Rua Academia Recreativa de Santo Amaro 2, 3, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25 e 30 Avenidas Novas Grupo Excursionista “Os Económicos” Rua Filipe da Mata 2, 3, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, 23 e 24 Belém Clube Sportivo de […]